The CP-Achieve webinar series

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - 12:00 PM

Join us for the CP-Achieve webinar series!

NEW DATE! Wednesday 24 April from 5:00 – 5:30 PM AEST 

Understanding the Physical and Mental Health, and Participation of Young People with Cerebral Palsy in Australia

Presented by Dr Carlee Holmes and Dr Sarah Giles

CP-Achieve, an NHMRC-funded Centre of Research Excellence, is undertaking a research program aimed at addressing the health and social inequities experienced by adolescents and young adults living with cerebral palsy in Australia. This webinar will discuss the series of online surveys and some preliminary results, that seek to gain insight into the demographic and clinical characteristics, participation patterns, and physical and mental health status of the participants. 

Dr Carlee Holmes is the senior physiotherapist at the Young Adult Complex Disability Service, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at CP-Achieve team. Carlee is passionate about working collaboratively with families and young adults to enhance their physical and mental health.

Dr Sarah Giles is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at CP-Achieve. Sarah’s clinical and research background is in mental health. Sarah has worked clinically in a range of health settings including chronic pain and women’s health.